How to conditionally terminate a SAS batch flow process in UNIX/Linux

March 5, 2019
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How to conditionally terminate a SAS batch flow process in UNIX/Linux

In automated production (or business operations) environments, we often run SAS job flows in batch mode and on schedule. SAS job flow is a collection of several inter-dependent SAS programs executed as a single process. In my earlier posts, Running SAS programs in batch under Unix/Linux and Let SAS write

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Metacoda Auth Domain Reviewer Libraries Tab

March 5, 2019
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Last year I posted some information about a new Metacoda Auth Domain Reviewer plug-in that was planned for Metacoda Plug-ins 6.1. That Auth Domain Reviewer is now available with the recent Metacoda Plug-ins 6.1 R1 release and you may notice that it loo...
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Metacoda Plug-ins Batch Interface Setup Utility

March 5, 2019
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This is a short post to let those readers who run or schedule Metacoda Plug-ins in batch know that, with the recent Metacoda Plug-ins 6.1 R1 release, we have published a GitHub repository to help with setup of the Metacoda Plug-ins Batch Interface. You...
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Visualize SAT scores in North Carolina

March 4, 2019
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Visualize SAT scores in North Carolina

Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT can cause stress for both high school students and their parents, but according to a Wall Street Journal article, the SAT and ACT "provide an invaluable measure of how students are likely to perform in college and beyond." Naturally, students wonder how their

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Automatically extracting key information from textual data

February 28, 2019
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Automatically extracting key information from textual data

There is tremendous value buried text sources such as call center and chat dialogues, survey comments, product reviews, technical notes, legal contracts... How can we extract the signal we want amidst all the noise?

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We’re moving on: SAS Learning Post has merged with SAS Users

February 27, 2019
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The SAS Learning post has merged with the SAS Users blog to provide you with all the training, certification, books, events, and programming tips you need. The post We’re moving on: SAS Learning Post has merged with SAS Users appeared first on SAS Lear...
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Using Custom Coordinates for map creation in SAS Visual Analytics

February 27, 2019
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Using Custom Coordinates for map creation in SAS Visual Analytics

In this post, we continue our discussion of geography variables, the foundation of Visual Analytics Geo maps. This time we will look at Custom Coordinates.  As with any statistical graph, understanding your data is key.  But when using Custom Coordinates for geographic maps, this understanding becomes even more important. Use

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3 ways to create nested box plots in SAS

February 27, 2019
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3 ways to create nested box plots in SAS

Box plots are a great way to compare the distributions of several subpopulations of your data. For example, box plots are often used in clinical studies to visualize the response of patients in various cohorts. This article describes three techniques to visualize responses when the cohorts have a nested or

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Gartner’s 2019 Take on Data Science Software

February 26, 2019
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Gartner’s 2019 Take on Data Science Software

I've just updated The Popularity of Data Science Software to reflect my take on Gartner's 2019 report, Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms. To save you the trouble of digging through all 40+ pages of my report, here's just the updated section: Continue reading
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